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Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 01:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,360
Posted By FreddyBoy

We are still talking about tires, right? :lol:

We are still talking about tires, right? :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By FreddyBoy

FWIW Lance 5' 10" rides a 175 Contador listed...

FWIW
Lance 5' 10" rides a 175
Contador listed as 5 10" (certainly a bogus height) also rides 175

I think I read on analyticcycling that longer cranks have a very marginal benefit as long as it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,688
Posted By FreddyBoy

More important are the shoes you are using for...

More important are the shoes you are using for your current pedals.
Are those SPD's or SPD-SL's?
If you are jonesing to make a purchase, get a decent pair of carbon soled shoes.
05-26-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By FreddyBoy

Here is the bike 63cm C-BB to C-ST (yeah a...

Here is the bike
63cm C-BB to C-ST (yeah a 140mm Salsa Stem)
Currently 700c alum rims w/6sp cog in rear.
...
05-26-09, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By FreddyBoy

Will Kool Stop pads work on older '90 sidepull brake w/suicide levers

Background:
***Images of bike and current brake pads posted below***
(~1990 Schwinn Sprint) that originally had 27" wheels which I swapped for a cheap 700c 6sp wheelset. I was able to realign the...
05-25-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,741
Posted By FreddyBoy

Tommy has got a defense and an explanation (other...

Tommy has got a defense and an explanation (other than someone spiking his drink)
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1900849,00.html?iid=tsmodule

Red Bull's New Cola: A Kick...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,915
Posted By FreddyBoy

A group ride buddy has that Zipp crank set on his...

A group ride buddy has that Zipp crank set on his Storck. EVERYONE who has demoed his bike is amazed at just how stiff that crank is especially when you realize the weight. He is a true weight weenie...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By FreddyBoy

I was expecting to see a custom fit Serotta. ...

I was expecting to see a custom fit Serotta.
Ghanny that third pic (from a quick glance) looks like that was one major "oops"
BTW I often ride in Philly
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,624
Posted By FreddyBoy

What? No Chuck Norris commentary?

What?
No Chuck Norris commentary?
05-19-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By FreddyBoy

Is that Menchov? Stats have him as 5 10" /...

Is that Menchov?
Stats have him as 5 10" / 178cm. (a very flexy,long-armed 5 10)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,623
Posted By FreddyBoy

Price IMO is excessive and exclusionary. Can...

Price IMO is excessive and exclusionary. Can this "course" be ridden/accessed by cyclists on other days/weekends?

"... all proceeds support Tin Mountain's great work promoting an appreciation for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,387
Posted By FreddyBoy

Hmm. My GF says the EXACT same thing about me,...

Hmm. My GF says the EXACT same thing about me, but she keeps riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-09, 04:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,387
Posted By FreddyBoy

Except when you take into account SIDEVIEW...

Except when you take into account SIDEVIEW mirrors.
OTOH, what low pay messenger is gonna ride around in a Cervelo and leave it outside during a delivery.
05-16-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,270
Posted By FreddyBoy

Money or talent? This is a guy who has a legit...

Money or talent? This is a guy who has a legit shot at the podium.
Sure the team will be better off financially if he can win a few stages and be a contender for the podium. Sad situation any way...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,930
Posted By FreddyBoy

Very nice. BTW pic of the bike in the hatch is...

Very nice.
BTW pic of the bike in the hatch is amusing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,864
Posted By FreddyBoy

Same could be said for Crew. (and myriad of other...

Same could be said for Crew. (and myriad of other physically demanding sports) The difference (referring to rowing) is the suffering, pain and pleasure are compressed into a 6-7min race. Cyclists...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,277
Posted By FreddyBoy

Very perty.

Very perty.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,093
Posted By FreddyBoy

I think you have the right idea in what you are...

I think you have the right idea in what you are "seeing".
After you are sitting on the bike, imagine trying to most comfortably get your navel to touch the top tube as you bend/lean forward rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By FreddyBoy

Been riding for about 3000 miles now and still...

Been riding for about 3000 miles now and still find myself dialing-in my fit. (though the adjustments now are micro)

First thing I noticed was how much more flexible I am/was AFTER about 1500...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By FreddyBoy

I ride the GF or she gets crankier than a Chris...

I ride the GF or she gets crankier than a Chris King hub :-)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,609
Posted By FreddyBoy

Damn perty bike

Damn perty bike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,235
Posted By FreddyBoy

Gearing seems to be evolving towards a SINGLE...

Gearing seems to be evolving towards a SINGLE front chain ring (with the possibility of auto trimming for the uber l33t) and possibly as many as 14 gears on the rear cassette.
05-09-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,741
Posted By FreddyBoy

Maybe I am wrong, but for me failing an...

Maybe I am wrong, but for me failing an out-of-competition drug test from cocaine (for an athlete) doesn't have the same impact of "failing" a drug test the way EPO, Testosterone, Steroids, or HGH...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By FreddyBoy

104006

104006
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,666
Posted By FreddyBoy

There is this nympho I know and see on occasion.

There is this nympho I know and see on occasion.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By FreddyBoy

I paid $10 more (99 +SH) and feel like I got a...

I paid $10 more (99 +SH) and feel like I got a bargain.
Yes they are flashy. Coming from Black PIzumi MTB shoes, I wonder if I will get ribbed on my next group ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By FreddyBoy

I went ahead and ordered them. VERY flashy (not...

I went ahead and ordered them. VERY flashy (not my preference) but for the quality at that price I feel like I did very well for $107 incl SH. A well made shoe. As for fit (me a 45 in Pearl Izumi) I...
05-03-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 116,852
Posted By FreddyBoy

Try draining the battery (keeping it on until it...

Try draining the battery (keeping it on until it loses ALL of its charge). And then doing a FULL charge WITHOUT unplugging. I think the battery level gauge/indicator is off (not a big deal) and...
05-03-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By FreddyBoy

:-( I hope that someone taking pics or video...

:-( I
hope that someone taking pics or video errantly captured the pick-up so the driver can be identified, THEN hunted down privately before the police capture him, THEN his ass beaten, THEN...
05-02-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,351
Posted By FreddyBoy

I feel the SAME way - How do I learn to suffer...

I feel the SAME way - How do I learn to suffer harder?
When I rowed, I could row thru pain during that last 500meters (2000meter race). You learned to summon strength and block out the screaming in...
05-01-09, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 116,852
Posted By FreddyBoy

I found where the files are stored for Vista (be...

I found where the files are stored for Vista (be sure to have hidden files allowed to display in your file options) They are converted to *.bin files.

C:\ProgramData\GARMIN\Training...
04-30-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 116,852
Posted By FreddyBoy

Anyone know WHERE the history files are stored on...

Anyone know WHERE the history files are stored on your Windows PC when using Garmin's Training Center?
I "imported" the .tcx files from the history directory on my 705 to Garmin's Training Center...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,300
Posted By FreddyBoy

Recently went with Conti 4000S from Michelin...

Recently went with Conti 4000S from Michelin PR3's. I thought the PR3's (even after 1000 miles of use) were harder to mount on a rim than the Conti's.
04-28-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,084
Posted By FreddyBoy

I agree with you in theory, but would also like...

I agree with you in theory, but would also like to see BETTER SAFEGUARDS for the athlete's samples.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,204
Posted By FreddyBoy

I analyze and think about my tactics EVERYTIME I...

I analyze and think about my tactics EVERYTIME I am dropped - while completing the ride. (usually trying to recognize where my maximum MAINTAINABLE effort lies as I solo in)
04-28-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,507
Posted By FreddyBoy

Didn't read all the posts above, but bottom line:...

Didn't read all the posts above, but bottom line:
Alcohol is processed by the liver which with the exception of your heart/lungs is the most vital organ for cycling (to process the glycogen stores...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,647
Posted By FreddyBoy

I wouldn't mind seeing something like that...

I wouldn't mind seeing something like that instituted in NYC and other police departments. (amazing how much goodwill could be generated. But get a deal w/LAS or Giro)

HOWEVER:
If that happened...
04-27-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By FreddyBoy

I have tried 3 different brands of Stevia and all...

I have tried 3 different brands of Stevia and all three had different tastes. (sorry don't recall or remember labels but the first brand did have some bitterness)

But for any cooking, I use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,926
Posted By FreddyBoy

DAMN! The elevations/ascents you guys are...

DAMN!
The elevations/ascents you guys are posting is incredible.
A buddy "designs" a Hilly Philly ride/course that can (depending on challenge) go between 3800-5500' over 40 miles and I thought...
04-22-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By FreddyBoy

History? Race has been around for 25yrs and...

History?
Race has been around for 25yrs and had certainly had enough "names". Also last year might have been one of the best fields ever. It could be around for another 25 and still not have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,284
Posted By FreddyBoy

Are you people including that "nap time" hour you...

Are you people including that "nap time" hour you get somewhere during the day?
6hrs total sleep time?
After riding 100+ miles over a weekend?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,810
Posted By FreddyBoy

If you know where he (or more importantly) where...

If you know where he (or more importantly) where his bike lives:
1 "Borrow" his front wheel w/o telling him
2 Return it and remount after loading the tube with water.
3 Get in really good...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By FreddyBoy

Garmin says I hit 51mph on this morning's grouip ride & HBeat was only 80bpm.

Of course the 51mph was because I forgot to remove the unit when I put my bike on my car rack.

Otherwise still a decent 44mi ride w/1000' of elevation and an avg of 21mph (the 51 was NOT...
04-11-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,006
Posted By FreddyBoy

Also the team leaders are usually protected from...

Also the team leaders are usually protected from doing most of the work during the stages and is fresher than the domestiques.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By FreddyBoy

I notice that also. I think the reason has to...

I notice that also.
I think the reason has to do with working a different set of muscles that are more rested. (sort of like how sliding back on your seat for a minute or two seems "easier" - When...
04-09-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By FreddyBoy

"Did" the crit IF you consider hiding in the...

"Did" the crit IF you consider hiding in the back, riding skittish and getting passed on every turn as "doing" a crit.
Only good point was when I got spit out the back (every other lap) it was only...
04-08-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By FreddyBoy

I have 1000 quality miles in 2009 (which is 500...

I have 1000 quality miles in 2009 (which is 500 more than all of 2008).
I won't get dropped in the "pirate" ride (I will stick with the tortoises when I can no longer remain with the hares)

...
04-08-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By FreddyBoy

Decisions? Training Crit (1hr +5laps) or Pseudo Road Race (27mi)

Which would you choose?
Training Crit (draws about 60 riders - many with LOTS of pedigree)
1 mile course is shaped like a horseshoe (two tough corners) and as I mentioned in the header 1hr + 5laps....
04-05-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,927
Posted By FreddyBoy

At this stage of my cycling development, I would...

At this stage of my cycling development, I would welcome the ability to have the Pina Colada song bouncing in my head rather than the feeling of lactate weighing down my legs.

Only thing that goes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,463
Posted By FreddyBoy

Forecast said 25mph winds from the West with...

Forecast said 25mph winds from the West with gusts to 50mph today/Saturday.
Surprised by the turnout for the group ride this morning. ~20 of us slogged thru the wind for a 55miler (the side gusts...
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